aluminous

[uh-loo-muh-nuh s] /əˈlu mə nəs/
adjective
1.
of the nature of or containing alum or alumina.
Origin
1535–45; < French alumineux or Latin alūminōsus; see alum1, -ous
Related forms
aluminosity
[uh-loo-muh-nos-i-tee] /əˌlu məˈnɒs ɪ ti/ (Show IPA),
noun
semialuminous, adjective
Example Sentences for aluminous
The majority of the county, however, is underlain with aluminous schist type rocks.
British Dictionary definitions for aluminous
aluminous (əˈluːmɪnəs)
 
adj
1.  resembling aluminium
2.  another word for aluminiferous
 
aluminosity
 
n

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